An example of Strichtarn
Border Troops of the National People's Army (German-NVA) wearing summer field service uniform

Strichtarn (line pattern) was a Military camouflage pattern developed in 1960, in East Germany. It was used between 1965 and 1990.[1] In East-German troops clothing in the pattern gained the nickname "Ein Strich - Kein Strich" ("one dash - no dash").


Strichtarn is designed for use in all seasons in central Europe.


Strichtarn was used in central Europe, in several countries:


  1. ^ "Strichtarn - The rain or splinter camouflage pattern of the DDR (former East German) armed forces between 1965 and 1990". Retrieved 2013-06-23.

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